Erin Young receives Heroes for Humanity Award

Erin Young receives Heroes for Humanity Award

Representatives from Allied Services Integrated Health System and the Lackawanna-Susquehanna Counties Behavioral Health Intellectual Disabilities Early Intervention (BHIDEI) Program joined together to celebrate Heroes for Humanity award recipient, Erin Young, Assistant Director of Vocational Services, Allied Services Scranton.

The Lackawanna-Susquehanna Counties BHIDEI Heroes for Humanity Campaign was initiated in June 2022 for the prevention of abuse and neglect by acknowledging exemplary staff for their contributions to the field and the services and supports they provide to the individuals they work with.

“Erin is a fierce advocate. A defender of human rights and strong supporter of people with intellectual disabilities” noted Miki Drutchal, Director of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services, Lackawanna-Susquehanna Counties BHIDEI.  “She is a tremendous human being and we are truly grateful to have her as part of our collective team and happy that we are able to honor her in such a manner.”

Allied Services President & CEO, Atty. Bill Conaboy commented, “At our core, this is who we are. This is what we do. We care for those who are most vulnerable and to see one of our next-generation leaders honored as a 'Hero for Humanity' gives me great pride in our people, and the quality care they provide.”

Young has been with Allied Services Integrated Health System since 2013 and has served as a Program Specialist, Lead Program Specialist, and as Clinical Coordinator. She is the Incident Management Lead contact, part of the team involved in the Quality Assessment Improvement Process (QAI), an Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Certified Investigator, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) trainer for the Vocational Services Division.

PHOTO ID: from left Miki Drutchal, Director of ID Services, Lackawanna- Susquehanna Counties; Taryn Dean, Quality Coordinator, Lackawanna-Susquehanna Counties; Erin Young, Assistant Director of Vocational Services, Allied Services; Margy Fiscus, Director of Vocational Services, Allied Services; Atty. Bill Conaboy, President & CEO, Allied Services.